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My Vital Metrics on Channel4’s Food Unwrapped

On 11th January 2021, My Vital Metrics was featured on Channel4’s programme Food Unwrapped. Together with Professor George Grimble from the Institute of Liver and digestive health at University College London, we conducted an experiment around the metabolism of...

DEXA Vs Bioelectrical Impedance Scales

By far the most common question I get asked by customers and others is about the Bio-electrical Impedance Scales.   You might know these scales in a couple of formats: either the home bathroom scales which will also tell you your body fat, sometimes a handheld...

Why is Body Composition Important?

This post discusses why, if you haven’t already, you should change from using only your bathroom scales to measure your progress in the gym, to using Body Composition. For some it’s a morning ritual – get up, stand on the scales, then feel great, or worried, or...

About DEXA and Body Composition

  One of the key services which My Vital Metrics offers is the DEXA Scan. DEXA, (or sometimes just DXA), Dual-energy X-Ray Absorbiometry, is one of the gold standards in measuring body composition. In this article we will walk through the technology of DEXA by itself,...